The Bottom Line About Meditation
As a holistic healing practice, we support all types of methods for healing. We not only help our clients dig through the past and peel back layers of pain, we also help to give them tools so they can tackle each day with the necessary support. One of those such tools is meditation. So what exactly is meditation and is there research to support it?
Actually, there is. “Meditation is a mind and body practice that has a long history of use for increasing calmness and physical relaxation, improving psychological balance, coping with illness, and enhancing overall health and well-being. Mind and body practices focus on the interactions among the brain, mind, body, and behavior. Some research suggests that practicing meditation may reduce blood pressure, symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome, anxiety and depression, and insomnia. Evidence about its effectiveness for pain and as a smoking-cessation treatment is uncertain.”
To learn more about how to meditate or if meditation might be the right tool to help you tackle stressors in your life, contact me today at: http://innerpassagestherapy.com/
To learn more about meditation and some of the specific research behind it visit the link from the National Institute of Health here!)